What World Is This? : As Revealed in Jane's Journal and Margaret's Thoughts single work   short story   historical fiction  
Issue Details: First known date: 2004 2004
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  • Appears in:
    y Best Stories under the Sun Michael Wilding (editor), David A. Myers (editor), Rockhampton : Central Queensland University Press , 2004 Z1137377 2004 anthology short story extract Rockhampton : Central Queensland University Press , 2004 pg. 143-148
  • Appears in:
    y The Essential Bird Carmel Bird , London Sydney : Fourth Estate , 2005 Z1190499 2005 selected work short story essay biography prose

    Enter the world of a murdered socialite, be consumed by rural madness, be ignited by the longings of an obsessive optometrist, engrossed by unorthodox book-binding, and moved by a heartbreaking meditation on the Oklahoma bombings. With its bewitching language, full of subtle harmonies and rhythms, The Essential Bird takes the reader on a voyage that delights, amazes and fascinates. Carmel Bird weaves fact, fantasy and history into a shimmering fabric of fiction that creates a world of hyper-reality both tender and profound. (Source: back cover)

    London Sydney : Fourth Estate , 2005
    pg. 309-316
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  • Van Diemen's Land (1803-1856), Tasmania,
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    Western Europe, Europe,
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